Common Name : Spreading dayflower Family : Commelinaceae Habit : A branched prostrate or sub-erect, fleshy annual rooting at the nodes. Stem : Round, pinkish, growing to a length of 1.5 feet or more. Leaves : Simple, up to 3 inches long, narrowly oblong, acute, alternate and sheathing at their base; sheaths are dilated, clasping the stem, and ciliate with long hairs on margins and sides. Flowers : Blue, in axillary cymose clusters, partly hidden by the leaf sheaths. Fruit : Loculicidal capsule, beaked at the top. Seeds: Grayish, truncate at base with small conical point at the top and pitted.